Anticorpi e Huntington: Diagnosi & trattamento

La malattia di Huntington è un disordine neurodegenerative geneticamente ereditato causato da una mutazione dominante autosomica nel gene di huntingtin con conseguente espansione di ripetizione di trinucleotide (CAG) con oltre 40 ripetizioni.  

Cervello normale e cervello con la malattia di Huntington, mostrando i ventricoli ingrandetti ed atrofia del tessuto nervoso e dei gangli basali. Credito di immagine: Blamb/Shutterstock

Last Updated: Jan 23, 2019

Osman Shabir

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Osman is a Neuroscience PhD Research Student at the University of Sheffield studying the impact of cardiovascular disease and Alzheimer's disease on neurovascular coupling using pre-clinical models and neuroimaging techniques.

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